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easyJet passengers can now check-in luggage from home

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched a partnership with home bag drop service AirPortr, giving passengers travelling from London Gatwick the option to check their luggage in online and then have it collected from their doorstep by friendly, professional drivers and taken directly to the airport. Research shows that over three quarters of travellers would […]

IAG buys Monarch’s slots, increases presence at Gatwick by third

International Airlines Group (IAG), the owner of British Airways, is purchasing the London Gatwick airport slots from the administrator of the recently-bankrupt UK carrier Monarch Airlines. British Airways, the largest airline in UK by the fleet size, is seen as the biggest beneficiary of the move as it allows expanding its presence at Gatwick. The […]

Ryanair boss urges UK government to build three new runways

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has called on the UK government to be “radical” and approve the construction of new runways at London’s Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted airports to resolve the ever-crippling issue of aviation capacity. The announcement comes as the country awaits government’s decision on where to expand capacity, with Heathrow, Gatwick and the […]